Other Central America

The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Womans Fight to Save the Worlds Most Beauti
Caring for orphaned animals at her own zoo in the tropical country of Belize, Sharon Matola became one of Central America's greatest wildlife defenders. And when powerful outside forces conspired...
January 13, 2009
Random House Trade
313 Pages
The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War (Anchor Books)
A passionate, lyrical, tough-minded account of an extraordinary life in art, revolution, and love. It's a book to relish, to read and re-read. Unforgettable. --Salmon Rushdie

An electrifying...

October 14, 2003
Anchor Books
Two Serious Ladies

Two Serious Ladies

Bowles, Jane

Two Serious Ladies is the only novel by avant-garde literary star and wife of legendary writer Paul Bowles--a modernist cult-classic, mysterious, profound, anarchic, and funny, that follows two...

February 25, 2014
Ecco Press
Selected Writings (Dario, Ruben)

Selected Writings (Dario, Ruben)

Dario, Ruben ; Stavans, Ilan ;
Born in Nicaragua, Rubén Darío is known as the consummate leader of the Modernista movement, an esthetic trend that swept the Americas from Mexico to Argentina at the end of the nineteenth century....
December 1, 2005
Penguin Group
736 Pages
The World in Half

The World in Half

Henriquez, Cristina

The beautiful (Chicago Sun-Times) novel from the prizewinning author of Come Together, Fall Apart.

Miraflores never knew her father, and never thought he wanted to...
February 2, 2010
Riverhead Books
305 Pages
The Tailor of Panama

The Tailor of Panama

Le Carré, John
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies and The Night Manager, now an AMC miniseries

He is Harry Pendel: Exclusive...
August 15, 2017
Ballantine Books
Harsh Times

Harsh Times

Llosa, Mario Vargas

The true story of Guatemala's political turmoil of the 1950s as only a master of fiction can tell it

Guatemala, 1954. The military coup perpetrated by Carlos Castillo Armas and...

November 23, 2021
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America
This revelatory, intimate, and heartbreaking immersion into the lives of people enduring extreme violence in Central America is a powerful call for immigration policy reform in the United States...
April 11, 2017
288 Pages
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
"The Path Between the Seas" tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific...
October 15, 1978
Simon & Schuster
704 Pages
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

Menchu, Rigoberta ; Burgos-Deb
Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross...
January 1, 2010

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